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new koji suzuki

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Sep 23, 2006.

  1. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    i think so i have not heard of koji doing anything but bespoke! but i could be wrong[​IMG]
     
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    lockey2k Senior member

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    Noob question, but where do you get these fine shoes?
     
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    Japan, there is a two year wait list but there are reports that Mr. Suzuki is not taking anymore customers at the moment.
     
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    I was about to say WOW but then I saw the heel treatment and I was disappointed. I am not a fan of Cuban and Cuban-type heels. A little to feminine profile for my tastes.

    My sentiments exactly. Looks like a woman's shoe from the back.[​IMG]
     
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    It depends on the degree I think. In a typical men's shoe the heel at a full 90 degree angle can be too block shaped. In a bespoke with a beveled waist and other lighter looking features seems to go well with some craftsmanship on the heel lest it be out of proportion.
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    It depends on the degree I think. In a typical men's shoe the heel at a full 90 degree angle can be too block shaped. In a bespoke with a beveled waist and other lighter looking features seems to go well with some craftsmanship on the heel lest it be out of proportion.
    but if you look at shoes from time gone by, a lot of them were like this, i guess it is a test to how confident you are with style!
     
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    Thank you, centipede. A base price of 262, 000 yen strikes me as an incredible bargain.
    And luk-cha, I think you are right. This heel (pitched or cuban) is a true part of the historical bespoke shoe aesthetic. It looks unusual to us because it is so unlike what we are used to seeing on even the best rtw shoes--the past couple of decades have produced an increasingly heavy profile. But this looks fresh and interesting to me. It kind of grows on you if you give it a chance. The heel is the new waist!
     
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    whoopee Senior member

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    My defense of the pitched heel: [​IMG]
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    My defense of the pitched heel:

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    nice butt![​IMG] how about a full rear view i guess you could say the "j-lo money shot"[​IMG]

    whoopie, how are these babies been wearing? you will have to gice some action shots!
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Thank you, centipede. A base price of 262, 000 yen strikes me as an incredible bargain.
    And luk-cha, I think you are right. This heel (pitched or cuban) is a true part of the historical bespoke shoe aesthetic. It looks unusual to us because it is so unlike what we are used to seeing on even the best rtw shoes--the past couple of decades have produced an increasingly heavy profile. But this looks fresh and interesting to me. It kind of grows on you if you give it a chance. The heel is the new waist!


    thats right! if you go to a costume museium and check out some of the historical shoe you will find them mostly like this and proabaly a lot higher too i think the look is what you could call victorian - a tru dandy's shoe maybe![​IMG]
     

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